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    Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: Click Here 

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    This Personnel Security Specialist position is located in the Personnel Security Section, Security Branch, Security Services and Assessments Division, Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (LE/FAMS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Adjudicates complex issues and reports of investigations; interpreting and applying suitability (fitness) factors and adjudicative guidelines and making recommendations effecting final suitability (fitness) and security clearance eligibility.
    • Reviews requests for personnel or security clearances to assure that all required information is provided, requesting missing information from the originators, and granting clearances when derogatory information is absent.
    • Interacts with applicants, senior managers and other team members in support of the personnel security program objectives and initiatives associated with all aspects of background investigations.
    • Communicates with field offices to provide case information or to resolve issues related to personnel security requirements or procedures.
    • Manages individual caseloads and ensuring metrics and timelines are satisfied.
    • Prepares written correspondence to include but not limited to letters of interrogatories, case summaries, eligibility notifications, and notices of adverse actions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0080 Security Administration

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524704000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.